UPDATE: Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest of the incident below.
An important update from the Readington Township Police, NJ.
If you have further information on the incident, please contact the Readington Township Police Dept. directly, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010 or go visit our website at www.crimestoppershunterdon.org.
UPDATE - Pedestrian and Dog struck on Main Street
On Friday, July 21, 2023 at approximately 0902 hours, the Readington Township Police Department was dispatched to Main St. and Whitehouse Avenue for a hit and run. The investigation revealed a juvenile male pedestrian and dog were hit by a vehicle while utilizing the crosswalk. The juvenile sustained a hand injury and was transported to the hospital. The victim's dog ultimately succumbed to its injuries.
A nixle alert was sent out the day of the incident seeking the publics assistance in locating a vehicle. Keep in mind, that was a vehicle of interest, not the confirmed striking vehicle.
This is still an active investigation. We are now focusing our attention on a 2022/23 Ford Expedition Max, as seen in the attached picture. This too is a vehicle of interest. We will continue to use all resources available to us to locate the striking party. Please call with any information that you believe will help our investigation. Calls can be directed to our Traffic Bureau by calling Sgt. Ferrerio or Cpl Wester at (908)534-4031 x379 or 370.
Readington Township Police Department
507 County Road 523
Readington Township, NJ 08889